The Calgary Stampeders have added international quarterback Nick Arbuckle, international receiver Devonte Robinson, international defensive back Joel Ross and international defensive linemen Perez Ford, Josh Francis and Jason Neill to the practice roster.

CFL teams are permitted to carry up to 15 practice-roster players (up from the usual 10) for a one-month period.

Here is more information on the newcomers:

Nick Arbuckle
College: Georgia State
Height: 6.01
Weight: 215
Born: Oct. 4, 1993

Arbuckle attended the 2016 mini-camp of the National Football League’s Pittsburgh Steelers. He played two seasons at Georgia State and as a senior in 2015 was first-team all-Sun Belt Conference and was also the conference’s student-athlete of the year. He set a Sun Belt record with 4,368 passing yards in 2015 and set school records with 307 completions and 28 touchdowns.

Devonte Robinson
College: Utah State
Height: 6.02
Weight: 190
Born: Oct. 29, 1993...
The Calgary Stampeders have added international offensive lineman Aslam Sterling to the practice roster.

Aslam Sterling

Offensive lineman
College: Kansas
Height: 6.04
Weight: 325
Born: Aug. 20, 1992
Birthplace: Springville, NY

Sterling attended mini-camp with the National Football League’s Denver Broncos in 2014 and this year was with the Arena Football League’s Cleveland Gladiators.

Sterling spent two seasons (2012-13) at Kansas University. He played in 24 games, including 20 starts, for the Jayhawks and saw action at right guard, right tackle and left tackle while helping pave the way for back-to-back 1,000-yard rushing seasons by running back James Sims. Prior to Kansas, Sterling attended Nassau Community College and was an all-conference player in both of his years at the Garden City, N.Y., school.
The Calgary Stampeders have added international running back Paris Cotton to the practice roster.

Paris Cotton
Running back
Central Michigan
Height: 5.09
Weight: 179

The 26-year-old Miami native played a total of 17 games for the Winnipeg Blue Bombers over the 2014 and 2015 seasons and amassed 629 rushing yards and four touchdowns as well as 24 receptions for 243 yards and one score. Cotton also returned nine kickoffs for 184 yards and three punts for 22 yards.

He has three career 100-yard rushing games including a 108-yard, two-touchdown performance against the Stamps on Oct. 18, 2014, and a 131-yard effort against the BC Lions on Oct. 25, 2014.

Cotton played four years (2008-11) at Central Michigan and saw action in 40 games including 18 starts. For his career, he rushed for 1,381 yards and nine touchdowns and made 44 catches for 488 yards and three scores. In a 2010 game against...
The Calgary Stampeders have added international defensive back Shaquille Richardson and international defensive lineman James Vaughters to the practice roster.

Shaquille Richardson
Defensive back
Height: 6.00
Weight: 194
Born: Mar. 21, 1992

Richardson spent five weeks on the Stamps’ practice roster at the end of last season and he also attended the Winnipeg Blue Bombers’ 2015 training camp.

He was drafted in the fifth round (157th overall) by the National Football League’s Pittsburgh Steelers in 2014 and he has also spent time with the Kansas City Chiefs, Arizona Cardinals, Tennessee Titans and Carolina Panthers.

Richardson played 49 games over four seasons at the University of Arizona and recorded 189 total tackles, including eight tackles for loss, 10 interceptions, 30 pass breakups, three forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

James Vaughters
Defensive lineman
Height: 6.02
Weight: 254...
International defensive back Brandon McDonald has been traded to the Saskatchewan Roughriders for the rights to a negotiation-list player.
The following players have been released:

  • National defensive back Jean-Philippe Bolduc
  • National defensive back Malcolm Brown
  • International offensive lineman Alex Fifita
  • International defensive lineman Uriah Grant
  • International receiver Josh Harper
  • National offensive lineman Quinn Horton
  • International quarterback G.J. Kinne
  • International receiver Matthew Norzil
  • International linebacker Cameron Ontko
  • International running back Lache Seastrunk
  • National linebacker Corbin Sharun
  • International defensive back Demetrius Wright

The following player is returning to his university team:

  • National defensive lineman Michael Kashak

The following players have been added to the practice roster:

  • International defensive lineman Demonte’ Bolden
  • National...
The Calgary Stampeders have made a number of moves ahead of today’s CFL deadline for teams to reduce their roster to 65 players (excluding non-counters).

The following players have been released:

  • National linebacker James Green
  • National long snapper Tim St. Pierre
  • International receiver Cam White
  • International defensive lineman Ridge Wilson
St. Pierre joined the Stampeders in 2011 and appeared in 51 regular-season games, seeing action as a long snapper and a fullback.

Green signed with Calgary as a free agent during the off-season after seven CFL seasons with Toronto, Winnipeg and Ottawa.

White and Wilson are CFL rookies.
The Calgary Stampeders have made a number of moves ahead of Tuesday’s CFL deadline for teams to reduce their roster to 65 players (excluding non-counters).

The following player has been signed:

G.J. Kinne
Height: 6.02
Weight: 218
Born: Dec. 1, 1988

Kinne signed with the National Football League’s New York Jets as an undrafted free agent in 2012 and he has also spent time with the Philadelphia Eagles and New York Giants. Kinne is an alum of the University of Tulsa where in 2011 he threw for 3,090 yards and 28 touchdowns while running for 405 yards and three majors.

The following players have been released:

  • International linebacker Jared Brackens
  • International defensive lineman Quayshawne Buckley
  • International defensive back Travis Mannining
  • International quarterback Bryant Moniz
  • International receiver Chleb Ravenell
  • International defensive lineman Brandon Thurmond
  • International...
The Calgary Stampeders have signed international defensive lineman Demonte’ Bolden.

Demonte’ Bolden
Defensive lineman
Height: 6.05
Weight: 285
Born: Nov. 17, 1985

This is Bolden’s second stint with the Red and White — he first signed with Calgary on Oct. 17, 2011, and played 32 games for the Stamps over three seasons (2012-14), recording 56 tackles, three tackles for loss, eight sacks, one forced fumble, three fumble recoveries and three knockdowns. He was part of the Stamps’ Grey Cup team in 2014 and delivered a big play in Calgary’s victory when he blocked a field goal attempt.

Prior to joining the Stamps, he played 30 games over two seasons (2009-10) for Hamilton and accumulated 60 tackles and three sacks.
The Calgary Stampeders have signed national offensive lineman Cam Thorn, international receiver Cameron White and international defensive back Demetrius Wright.

Cam Thorn
Offensive lineman
Height: 6.03
Weight: 305
Born: Apr. 16, 1990

Thorn was selected in the seventh round (58th overall) by the BC Lions in the 2013 CFL draft and played 36 regular-season and two playoff games over two seasons with BC. He was a first-team Ontario all-star at guard with Guelph in 2013 after making the conversion from defensive line.

Cameron White
Grambling State
Height: 6.03
Weight: 200
Born: Feb. 1, 1993

White played four games at Grambling State in 2015 and had three catches for 33 yards. He previously...
The Calgary Stampeders have signed five nationals including their first two selections in the 2016 CFL draft — linebacker Alex Singleton (first round, sixth overall) and receiver Juwan Brescacin (second round, 15th overall).

Two other 2016 draft picks — defensive lineman Michael Kashak (sixth round, 51st overall) and offensive lineman Quinn Horton (eighth round, 68th overall) — and undrafted free defensive back Malcolm Brownwere also signed.

Alex Singleton
Montana State
Height: 6.02
Weight: 233
Born: Dec. 7, 1993

Singleton was a three-year starter at Montana State and accumulated 246...